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[movies]How to mask
Doctors and nurses demonstrate the many ways of tying on a face mask according to preference and the type of cap worn. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History
Downloads: 13
[movies]How to mask
Doctors and nurses demonstrate the many ways of tying on a face mask according to preference and the type of cap worn. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History
Downloads: 15
[movies]JML Brazil
This short film shows footage of a Brazilian settlement - we see snakes, tarantula, agriculture and wildlife, a Brazilian fruit market lining a street and footage of European-looking health workers (?). 1 segment.
Keywords: Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 12
[movies]JML Brazil
This short film shows footage of a Brazilian settlement - we see snakes, tarantula, agriculture and wildlife, a Brazilian fruit market lining a street and footage of European-looking health workers (?). 1 segment.
Keywords: Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 18
[movies]Simulium and onchocerciasis in East Africa
This silent film from the 1950s shows Western doctors, presumably associated with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, working to eradicate certain tropical diseases in East Africa. In South West Uganda we see people lining up to see a doctor, having a piece of skin removed (a 'skin snip) for examination to see if there are any 'microfilariae'. We see panoramic shots of the countryside and inter-titles tell us about which kinds of places are high breeding grounds for 'S...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Simuliidae; Onchocerciasis
Downloads: 47
[movies]Fly proboscis
This is a short film showing close-up footage of a fly. 1 segment.
Keywords: Diptera; Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 16
[movies]Work done by the Liverpool invalid children's association [videorecording]
This film shows aspects of the medical care of sick and invalid children at the Association's Child Welfare Centre at Copperas Hill, Liverpool, and in the Leasowe Hospital's Baby Hospital and Crippled Children's Section - happy children who, thanks to the generosity of the patrons, are completely recovering their health . Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine and philanthropy, not least for its very strong endorsement of the therapeutic efficacy of hospital treatment for sick...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Child, Hospitalized
Downloads: 9
[movies]Fly proboscis
This is a short film showing close-up footage of a fly. 1 segment.
Keywords: Diptera; Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 10
[movies]Work done by the Liverpool invalid children's association [videorecording]
This film shows aspects of the medical care of sick and invalid children at the Association's Child Welfare Centre at Copperas Hill, Liverpool, and in the Leasowe Hospital's Baby Hospital and Crippled Children's Section - happy children who, thanks to the generosity of the patrons, are completely recovering their health . Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine and philanthropy, not least for its very strong endorsement of the therapeutic efficacy of hospital treatment for sick...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Child, Hospitalized
Downloads: 58
[movies]The chigger flea
This very short film, made by F.L. Vanderplank, shows: 'A full grown female chigger in a man's small toe. Taken at Von. N, Nigeria 1950.' The footage consists of a semi close-up view of a white foot turned sole upwards. A small black shape is discernible on the pad of the little toe. A black hand cuts around the shape with a scalpel. 1 segment.
Keywords: Trombiculidae; Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 19
[movies]The chigger flea
This very short film, made by F.L. Vanderplank, shows: 'A full grown female chigger in a man's small toe. Taken at Von. N, Nigeria 1950.' The footage consists of a semi close-up view of a white foot turned sole upwards. A small black shape is discernible on the pad of the little toe. A black hand cuts around the shape with a scalpel. 1 segment.
Keywords: Trombiculidae; Tropical Medicine
Downloads: 14
[movies]Simulium and onchocerciasis in East Africa
This silent film from the 1950s shows Western doctors, presumably associated with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, working to eradicate certain tropical diseases in East Africa. In South West Uganda we see people lining up to see a doctor, having a piece of skin removed (a 'skin snip) for examination to see if there are any 'microfilariae'. We see panoramic shots of the countryside and inter-titles tell us about which kinds of places are high breeding grounds for 'S...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Simuliidae; Onchocerciasis
Downloads: 13
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 4
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 2
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 11
[movies]Rehabilitation of injured sailors by the Seamen's Hospital Society, London Reel 1
This film in two reels outlines the activities of the Albert Dock Hospital, London. The hospital was established to treat merchant seamen and ensure that if they were injured in any way, then they could return to employment.
Keywords: Hospitals, Voluntary -- history; Naval Medicine; Naval Medicine -- history
Downloads: 8
[movies]The life cycle of the malaria parasite
A technical film about the development of the malaria parasite through human and mosquito phases. Colour stills from Ancient China showing the historical understanding of the disease. Animated drawings in colour describing the progress of the disease. Identification of fever is described. Leishman and Giemsa stained parasites are shown as well as the characteristics of the four species causing human malaria...
Keywords: Communicable Diseases; Tropical Medicine; Malaria
Downloads: 11
[movies]Ethyl chloride anaesthesia for removal of tonsils and adenoids
This film starts with intertitles explaining that the techniques shown in the film on children under12 have been in place for a few years before the film was made. A girl is given an injection by a nurse and then the children about to have the operation, dressed in their surgical clothing, are shown in the playroom, talking to the nurse. A child comes in to the surgical room holding a teddy bear. It is noted that the child is not restrained in anyway...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Pediatrics; Tonsillectomy
Downloads: 33
[movies]Barium swallow
No credits, followed by a cineradiograph of a typical normal barium swallow. The semi-solid meal passes over the back of the tongue, past the epiglottis and into the pharynx. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history
Downloads: 47
[movies]The life cycle of the malaria parasite
A technical film about the development of the malaria parasite through human and mosquito phases. Colour stills from Ancient China showing the historical understanding of the disease. Animated drawings in colour describing the progress of the disease. Identification of fever is described. Leishman and Giemsa stained parasites are shown as well as the characteristics of the four species causing human malaria...
Keywords: Communicable Diseases; Tropical Medicine; Malaria
Downloads: 74
[movies]Ethyl chloride anaesthesia for removal of tonsils and adenoids
This film starts with intertitles explaining that the techniques shown in the film on children under12 have been in place for a few years before the film was made. A girl is given an injection by a nurse and then the children about to have the operation, dressed in their surgical clothing, are shown in the playroom, talking to the nurse. A child comes in to the surgical room holding a teddy bear. It is noted that the child is not restrained in anyway...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Anesthesia; Pediatrics; Tonsillectomy
Downloads: 10
[movies]Barium swallow
No credits, followed by a cineradiograph of a typical normal barium swallow. The semi-solid meal passes over the back of the tongue, past the epiglottis and into the pharynx. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history
Downloads: 51
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 37
[movies]Abdominal hysterectomy for pyosalpinx
A fragment of a longer film (original length was 502 feet approximately 6 mins) depicting the surgical removal of the uterus (a hysterectomy) in close-up. Pysosalpinx relates to the fallopian tube being blocked by pus. 1 segment.
Keywords: Hysterectomy; Uterus; Fallopian Tubes; History of Medicine
Downloads: 18
[movies]Sleeping sickness reclamation in West Africa, the Anchau settlement
This short film shows footage from the West African settlement of Anchau when it had just been freed from Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). We see the European sleeping sickness staff make plans with the heads of the settlement. Footage shows the new villages, the centre of the villages with its agriculture, market and stalls. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African
Downloads: 34
[movies]The hospital of St Bartholomew, Rochester, Kent
A portrait of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, which claims to be Britain's oldest hospital between the Wars, emphasising the hospital's diverse relations with the economy and society of the Medway towns and its dependence on voluntary work and charitable donations by the public. Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine, not least for its emphasis on the very close relations between the work of the Hospital and the economic life of the community, e.g...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 11
[movies]Abdominal hysterectomy for pyosalpinx
A fragment of a longer film (original length was 502 feet approximately 6 mins) depicting the surgical removal of the uterus (a hysterectomy) in close-up. Pysosalpinx relates to the fallopian tube being blocked by pus. 1 segment.
Keywords: Hysterectomy; Uterus; Fallopian Tubes; History of Medicine
Downloads: 8
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 12
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 10
[movies]Sir Henry Dale
Very similar to his interview with Stephen Black, Sir Henry Dale discusses his accidental discovery of the adrenalin-reversal effects of ergot in 1904-05, and his part in the establishment of a biological standard for insulin production in Britain in 1922. He describes the adrenaline reversal effects of ergot and the standardization of insulin. The reversal of the normal pressor action caused Dale to condemn the adrenaline...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Ergot Alkaloids; Insulin -- standards
Downloads: 3
[movies]Sherrington head shots
A compilation of representative scenes roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 13
[movies]Sleeping sickness reclamation in West Africa, the Anchau settlement
This short film shows footage from the West African settlement of Anchau when it had just been freed from Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). We see the European sleeping sickness staff make plans with the heads of the settlement. Footage shows the new villages, the centre of the villages with its agriculture, market and stalls. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African
Downloads: 17
[movies]The hospital of St Bartholomew, Rochester, Kent
A portrait of St. Bartholomew's Hospital, Rochester, which claims to be Britain's oldest hospital between the Wars, emphasising the hospital's diverse relations with the economy and society of the Medway towns and its dependence on voluntary work and charitable donations by the public. Of considerable interest to social historians of medicine, not least for its emphasis on the very close relations between the work of the Hospital and the economic life of the community, e.g...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 38
[movies]Sir Charles Sherrington
A compilation of representative scenes in colour roughly edited from a series of short film clips of the elderly Sir Charles Sherrington (1860-1955) seen examining and dissecting monkey brains, preparing specimens with a Cambridge microtome, carrying out microscopial examinations, turning the pages of Mammalian Physiology etc. Sherrington is speaking but this material has been shot mute. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Physiology; Autopsy -- in animals
Downloads: 31
[movies]An appeal! from Bolton Infirmary
Publicity film for the Bolton Infirmary Extension Fund, evidently intended to be shown in local cinemas in the Manchester area. Shows scenes of general and children's wards, an operating theatre, nurses at work, etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Medicine -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- history; Hospitals; Health Facilities
Downloads: 10
[movies]An appeal! from Bolton Infirmary
Publicity film for the Bolton Infirmary Extension Fund, evidently intended to be shown in local cinemas in the Manchester area. Shows scenes of general and children's wards, an operating theatre, nurses at work, etc. 1 segment.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Medicine -- History -- 20th century; Hospitals -- history; Hospitals; Health Facilities
Downloads: 27
[movies]An appeal from the heart to the pocket
A fund raising film about the work of the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. The film starts with aerial shots of beautiful Cardiff the 'white city'. The main buildings of the university campus, gardens and then the Royal Infirmary are viewed. The patients mainly originate from the industrial parts of the city - there are aerial views of the docks and point-of-views from a boat. It is noted that casualties come from the busy city streets (presumably from traffic accidents) the streets are busy with trolle...
Keywords: Fund raising; Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 14
[movies]Enough to eat? the nutrition film
This film deals with malnutrition in Britain. It focuses on the relationship between income and nutrition and suggests that government schemes can improve the current situation. It shows that people on low incomes are likely to be consuming insufficient nutrients, for instance, not enough calcium or iron and, as a result, are prone to diseases such as rickets and anaemia. The film draws on the work of Prof...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; Nutritional Physiological Phenomena; Nutrition Disorders
Downloads: 7
[movies]An appeal from the heart to the pocket
A fund raising film about the work of the Cardiff Royal Infirmary. The film starts with aerial shots of beautiful Cardiff the 'white city'. The main buildings of the university campus, gardens and then the Royal Infirmary are viewed. The patients mainly originate from the industrial parts of the city - there are aerial views of the docks and point-of-views from a boat. It is noted that casualties come from the busy city streets (presumably from traffic accidents) the streets are busy with trolle...
Keywords: Fund raising; Medicine -- History; Hospitals -- history; Ambulances; Hospitals
Downloads: 8
[movies]One man's story
The life of Dr. G.C. M'Gonigle, medical officer of health for Stockton on Tees (1924-39) is portrayed by dramatic reconstruction set against the streets of Stockton on Tees, with voice-over acting the part of an enquirer who follows Dr. M'Gonigle on his rounds and elicits information from a range of witnesses. Dr. M'Gonigle worked with Sir John Boyd-Orr on the committee to investigate malnutrition in Britain...
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Public Health; National Health Programs; Health Services
Downloads: 16
[movies]Tsetse fly off cuts - Wellcome Library
This short film contains close-up extracts of the tsetse fly extracting blood from a human arm, as well as close-ups of the fly after the blood has been extracted. 1 segment.
Keywords: Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse flies; Tropical medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 85
[movies]Sir Robert Jones - Wellcome Library
Prof. Bryan McFarlane and Sir Harry Platt hold a conversation about Sir Robert Jones, the pioneering orthopaedic surgeon. 3 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Medical sciences; Medicine -- History; Orthopedics; Doctors
Downloads: 100 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]The rash in Gambian sleeping sickness - Wellcome Library
Professor F. Murgatroyd, formerly of the Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, presents two case-histories of patients exhibiting the rash symptomatic of Gambian trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness. 1 segment.
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tropical diseases; Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine. Medical
Downloads: 108
[movies]Pinning mosquitoes - Wellcome Library
The film shows how mosquitoes should be pinned, how to mount and label pinned insects for permanent display, and how to pack them for dispatch through the post. 1 segment.
Keywords: Culicidae; Tropical Medicine; Insects; Tropical diseases; Culicidae; Tropical Medicine; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 156
[movies]RAF Mae West - Wellcome Library
This is a clinical film showing experiments on an anaesthetised male subject in order to test the 'righting behaviour' of five different life jackets / buoyancy aids (including a German model) in a swimming pool. The experiments took place during WWII. The models are preceeded with intertitles with the relevant model details: RAF Mae West, USAAF Life Waistcoat, BOT Victory Lifebelt, Morner Life Bag, German kapok life waistcoat with chin support...
Keywords: Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Accidents; Warfare; Medicine, Military; Anesthesia; Human Experimentation; Medicine
Downloads: 673
[movies]X-ray studies of the joint movements - Wellcome Library
This film illustrates the scope and value of this form of x-ray examination, especially in case records. The film comprises of a series of x-ray sequences showing movement of the fingers and thumbs, wrists, elbows, shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. 2 segments.
Keywords: Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medical Science; Medical equipment; Medicine -- History; Radiography; Cineradiography -- history; Medicine
Downloads: 1,338
[movies]The Gambian case - Wellcome Library
A dramatic historical reconstruction of the discovery in 1901 by Drs Michael Forde, a colonial medical officer at Bathurst in the Gambia, and Joseph Everett Dutton (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) of trypanosome parasites in the blood of an Irish sailor suffering from the early stages of African sleeping sickness. This was the first time that trypanosomes had been detected in the blood of a European, and helped to dispel the belief that the disease only affected Africans...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Gambia; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Epidemiology; Medical Sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African -- diagnosis; History of medicine
Downloads: 131
[movies]On leprosy - Wellcome Library
The Library of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, contains many rare and beautiful books, some of them very fragile. One of them, Om Spedalskhed (On Leprosy), by D.C. Danielssen and C.W. Boeck, published in Bergen, Norway, in 1847, contains a series of superb coloured plates of the clinical pathology of leprosy as seen in patients in the leper hospital, Bergen. This video presents a selection of these plates to demonstrate the potential of videotape for making rare and f...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Leprosy -- pathology; History of Medicine; Leprosy; Medical sciences; Leprosy; Infectious diseases; Tropical diseases; Tropical Medicine; Leprosy -- pathology; History of Medicine; Leprosy; History of medicine
Downloads: 272
[movies]The Zululand mystery - Wellcome Library
A historical reconstruction of Dr. (later Sir) David Bruce's discovery in 1894 that trypanosome parasites were responsible both for a severe outbreak of cattle wasting disease (ngana) and for the 'fly disease' which was killing the horses of European big game hunters in Zululand. Both conditions were due to infection by trypanosomes transmitted from local game animals to cattle and horses by the bite of the tsetse fly...
Keywords: Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical diseases; Medical sciences; Trypanosomiasis, African; Tropical Medicine; Tsetse Flies; Tropical medicine
Downloads: 90
[movies]Operation for abdominal cryptorchid - Wellcome Library
Shows preparation of a colt for operation to remove a testicle. Exploration of inguinal canals abdomen opened and testicles removed. 3 segments.
Keywords: General Surgery; Veterinary Medicine; Horses; Cryptorchidism; Testis; Veterinary medicine; Surgery; General Surgery; Veterinary Medicine; Horses; Cryptorchidism; Testis; Surgeons
Downloads: 203
[movies]The sleep of death - Wellcome Library
A lavish historical dramatisation of some of the key figures and events involved in the discovery of the cause of African sleeping sickness around the turn of the century, as seen through the eyes of Sir Patrick Manson (1844-1922), founder of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Dr. Louis Sambon (1865-1931). The film includes material from both 'The Gambian Case' and 'Entebbe Encounter' and was awarded a silver medal at the New York International Film and TV Festival in 1990...
Keywords: Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; Gambia; Tropical diseases; Parasites; Medical sciences; Tropical Medicine; Trypanosomiasis, African; History of Medicine
Downloads: 605
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